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pothole

noun

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as in basin, floodplain

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The first known use of pothole was in 1826

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“Pothole.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pothole. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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